hand-rearing

hand-rearing

rearing a neonate with milk in a bottle or bucket; standard practice with orphans, early-weaned calves.
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ABANDONED fox cub Jasper is bright eyed and bushy tailed thanks to mum-of-four Natalie Reynolds who is hand-rearing him at home.
But with the other lagging behind a bit in her development (they think it's a 'she' but it's difficult to know), owl centre volunteers have stepped in to help mum and dad out a bit by hand-rearing her on a diet of chopped chicken and minced rat.
They are hand-rearing the bird which was found barely alive on the beach of the penguin enclosure at Dudley Zoological Gardens.
com)-- The Animal Management unit at North Shropshire College's (NSC) Walford Campus has welcomed a new arrival, staff have been hand-rearing a Barn Owl since its birth 8 weeks ago.
SPECIALIST bird keepers at Chester Zoo are flying high after successfully hand-rearing a group of chirpy pekin robin chicks.
The unique hand-rearing project began in September 2012 and the first five Chilean flamingo chicks - Frankie, Nico, Phil, Flo and Fran - were introduced to the adult flock in May 2013.
Monitoring the weight gain and development of chicks is an important aspect of developing a hand-rearing protocol.
A team of five keepers are dedicated to hand-rearing the lions.
Plus the fact that the person caring for the kittens endured weeks of worry and sleepless nights hand-rearing them.
The Berlin zookeeper who became famous for hand-rearing baby polar bear Knut has died.
Margaret was having difficulty suckling so our keeping team are now hand-rearing her and she is going from strength so strength.
Four keepers are hand-rearing Raz by giving him twohourly feeds round the clock.